2D: Supporting those with dementia: Providing care and comfort at the end of life

Diane Solheid, MS, MA

Dementia brings unique challenges for patients, families and caregivers. This training will offer a general overview of dementia, risk factors, signs and symptoms. Practical interventions for providing support to those with dementia will be discussed, as well as communication strategies.

By the end of the session, learners will be able to:

  • Define dementia, risk factors and stages; including signs and symptoms
  • Acquire practical interventions for providing support to those with dementia
  • Recognize communication strategies to foster communication